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What is #WeCommit ?

What is #WeCommit? #WeCommit is how companies are becoming vocal about their commitment to empowering women. By saying #WeCommit on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other platforms, the message is clear:  Gender equality at work is non-negotiable.     How to become part of the...
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Say #WeCommit Today | Join the Campaign

About WE COMMIT Join WE COMMIT Resources   ABOUT WE COMMIT CAMPAIGN The WE COMMIT campaign is a call-to-action for private sector companies, enterprises and employers’ organizations, stock exchanges, pension funds and wealth management funds with the aim to sign...
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WE EMPOWER through responsible business conduct in G7 countries - Programme Consultation

  On 1 January 2018, the European Union, UN Women and ILO kicked off the three-year programme WE EMP♀WER through responsible business in G7 countries. It aims to support sustainable, inclusive and equitable economic growth by focusing on women’s economic empowerment (WEE) in the changing world of...
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WE EMPOWER through responsible business conduct in G7 countries - Programme Consultation

  On 1 January 2018, the European Union, UN Women and ILO kicked off the three-year programme WE EMP♀WER through responsible business in G7 countries. It aims to support sustainable, inclusive and equitable economic growth by focusing on women’s economic empowerment (WEE) in the changing world of...
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Help us Improve the WeLearn Prototype

A rapidly evolving, technology-driven world will require job seekers to be well educated and be prepared for a life-long journey of learning and relearning. This is a challenge for women and girls who are already lagging in terms of attending and completing primary and secondary school. Of the...
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Women in the Changing World of Work: Virtual Skills School "WeLearn"

On Thursday 16 March 2017, during the 61st edition of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka spoke to experts in sustainable solution, women empowerment, and information technology about the changing world of work with the need for 21st...
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Bringing the Opportunities Closer to Our Community

In spring 2016, after a rigorous and competitive application, three members of EmpowerWomen.org community were selected to receive a scholarship for the “ Online Moderated Care Economy Course ” delivered by the UN Women Training Center. Sabin Muzaffar was one of those selected and here are her...
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Empower Women Announces the 2016-2017 Champions for Change

UN Women's Empower Women is pleased to nominate the  2016-2017 Champions for Change , representing a diverse group of dynamic and enthusiastic women and men from the private sector, civil society, academia and national and international organizations from both developing and developed countries.  ...
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